What Bostonians need to know this week
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What to know this week:
All eyes on another big storm: It’s looking like another nor’easter will impact the region midweek. The National Weather Service said winds could be strong, and that precipitation combined with low temperatures may lead to “plowable snow.” The service expects to have a better estimate of the storm’s potential impact as the system gets closer, meteorologist Alan Dunham told Boston.com Sunday morning.
[UPCOMING WEEK] Winds are likely to remain an issue thru Monday during which there’s a shot at a coating to 2″ of snow late Sunday into Sunday night; pick of the week is Tuesday which will be quiet and dry before the potential Nor’Easter by midweek w/ possible plowable snow pic.twitter.com/40h8RZivhE
— NWS Boston (@NWSBoston) March 3, 2018
— Dave Epstein (@growingwisdom) March 4, 2018
Finalizing the marijuana industry rules: The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission has until March 15 to submit the finalized regulations for how it wants the state’s marijuana industry to operate. The five-person commission has been working for months, and it’s scheduled to meet twice this week to review and vote on the final package.
State of UMass: UMass president Marty Meehan is set to deliver the annual “State of the University” speech Monday. Meehan is expected to speak about college affordability, and many top-ranking state officials are expected to attend.
Spring (street) cleaning: It’s the first full week of daytime street sweeping in the